The average person wouldn’t look at graffiti and see its potential to elevate an art form and empower women. But one social entrepreneur is finding hope in the rubble and creating opportunities in Detroit along the way.
On this episode of In the Business of Change, we speak with Amy Peterson, co-founder and CEO of Rebel Nell, a company that makes jewelry from graffiti with the purpose of employing, educating and empowering disadvantaged women in Detroit.
What prompted Peterson and her co-founder to start a social enterprise that teaches women how to make jewelry from graffiti? How do they help empower disadvantaged women? Why did they decide to adopt a comprehensive, holistic approach to the services they offer? What challenges do they face each day in meeting their mission? And what lessons from their business would they offer others? Listen to the answers to these questions and many more in the latest episode.
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